Thekkady

Scenic Spot

 

Overview

 Thekkady is located near to Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great apportunities for treks and mountain walks, Savanna grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs. which is an important tourist attraction in the Kerala state of India.The 120 years old 'Surki' dam built across Peryiar, Poorna in Vedic parlance, is a major tourist attraction.
 
Thekkady is one of the world's most fascinating natural wildlife reserves - the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Spread across 777 sq.km, of which 360 sq.km is thick evergreen forest. Thekkady is about 2800 meters above the sea level.which is an important tourist attraction in the Kerala state.  The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. The splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar adds to the charm of the park.The most sought after attraction in the town is famous Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary that houses some of the rarest species of birds and animals wandering around the forest. The cool and pleasant climate, rich flora and fauna and endless adventure opportunities make Thekkady a lovable tourist destination in South India.
 
Best Season: Sept - March.
 
Places to See in Thekkady
Gavi, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Peerumedu, Mangaladevi Temple, Paruthumpara, Ramakkalmedu.
 
Nearby Places
Kumily -4 km from Thekkady
Murikkady -5 km from Thekkady
Pandikuzhi -5 km from Kumily
Mangala Devi Temple -15 km from Thekkady
Chellarkovil -15 km from Kumily
Vandiperiyar -18 km from Thekkady
Vandanmedu -25 km from Kumily
 
Buses
Local city bus and mini buses are most .
 

Location

Country
India
State
Kerala
City
Idukki
Location
Thekkady
Address
Thekkady,Idukki District,Kerala,PIN Code: 685536.
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Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Thekkady
Nearest Railway Station
Thekkady/Periyar (KTYM)
Nearest Airport
Cochin International Airport
IN
latitude : 10.152000430 longitude :76.401901250
Corporation : Cochin
GPS Code : VOCI
Area
777 sq.km
Height
2800 meters
Visiting Hours
Entry timing: 6 - 6

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  • Eravikulam National Park located along the Western Ghats in the Idukki district of Kerala.The main body of the park consists of a high rolling hill plateau with a base elevation of about 2,000 m. The terrain consists of high altitude grasslands interspersed with sholas. Anamudi, 2,695 meters, the highest peak in India south of the Himalayas is inside this park. In 1975 Eravikulam was declared as a wildlife sanctuary and then in 1978 it was give

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  • Mullaperiyar Dam  is a masonry gravity dam on the Periyar River  in the  state of Kerala, but is operated and maintained by Tamil Nadu state. The water is diverted eastwards to service farmers in Tamil Nadu. The dam is located 2889 feet above mean sea level on the Cardamom Hills of the Western Ghats in Thekkadi, Idukki District in Kerala. 

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